Vital Strategies Ethiopia Coordinator - Data Impact Jobs in Ethiopia

Vital Strategies Ethiopia Coordinator - Data Impact Jobs in Ethiopia


About the Position

  • The Data Impact Coordinator, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, will be responsible for ensuring that the implementation of Initiative-funded activities in Ethiopia is country-owned and country-driven, technically sound and sustainable as well as in line with program goals and objectives, best practice standards, approved work plans, and budgets.

  • S/he will ensure that Initiative activities are continuously monitored, and that implementation obstacles are identified and reported in a timely manner.

  • This position will be embedded in the EPHI, with dual accountability to EPHI and Vital Strategies.

    Specific duties may include:

  • Develop and seek approval for work plans and timelines

  • Develop data system and analytic improvement plans with Ministry/EPHI partner

  • Manage inter-governmental partnerships and if necessary, create and seek approval for data sharing agreements.

  • Identify and work with topical expert consultants. Where needed, work with Vital Strategies to create and oversee consulting agreements

  • Author and edit data-related evidence briefs

  • Organize data-oriented training programs, including curriculum support, identifying instructors, identifying participants, convening trainings

  • Organize, set agendas for, and convene appropriate meetings with governmental and non-governmental stakeholders

  • Monitor in-country expenditures and ensure that all such expenditures
    are made in accordance with agreed work plans, budgets and protocols, obtaining all required approvals before expenditures are committed or made
    Communicate regularly with and report on Initiative progress to senior government officials, Vital Strategies Technical Advisor, and Initiative partners

  • Work closely with Vital Strategies’ communications teams for public events, document production, and strategic communication

    Qualities and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of increasing experience working in the health sector, international public health organization, or as manager of public health projects

  • Post-graduate degree in relevant field (community medicine, public health, epidemiology) or equivalent experience

  • Strong analytic skills and experience

  • Written and oral English and Amheric language proficiency

  • Ability to work independently, with an overseas supervisor

  • Strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient user of Microsoft office suite, as well as statistical and database management software

  • Willingness and ability to travel in country and internationally, pandemic dependent

  • This Vacancy Advertisement is open to Ethiopian Nationals and candidates holding a valid work resident permit for Ethiopia

  • Vital Strategies strongly encourages qualified female candidates to apply

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Vital Strategies Ethiopia Coordinator - Data Impact Jobs in Ethiopia

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